The Yamazaki

1984, Sherry Cask

ABV 63%
REVIEWED Issue 26
Specifications
Brand: The Yamazaki
Expression: 1984, Sherry Cask
Type: Japan Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
ABV: 63%
Country/Region: Japan
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
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Yamazaki Distillery, 5-2-1 Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun, Osaka, , Japan
Taster   Michael Jackson
Nose: Sandalwood. Cedar. Oak tannins. Some phenols. Cough sweets. Morello cherries. Passion fruit.
Palate: Sour cherry pie. Blackcurrants. Coconut.
Finish: Huge. Peppery.
Comment: A huge whisky but overwhelmingly fruity and alcoholic.
7.8
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Dense, almost burnt. Rum truffle, chocolate, prune.
Palate: Thick. Robust, smoky, black treacle toffee. The wood and the sherry dominating.
Finish: Bitter chocolate.
Comment: Way too much sherry for me. It's too strong without water but splits when you add some.
7.0
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